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Accident: 200812360 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Block On Derrick

Accident: 200812360 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 07/20/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31113057907/20/20071381Acme Energy Services, Inc. Dba Big Dog Drilling
On July 27, 2007, Employee #1 was working on a derrick. While telescoping a derrick up, the dawgs failed or the bolts on the ram sheared. This allowed the derrick to collapse and the ram to fold out. The traveling block fell, striking and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: derrick, hoisting mechanism, oil well drilling, laceration, struck by, falling object, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311130579 Fatality Cut/Laceration Drillers, oil well

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